The West - Part II - Page 21


more snow
higher
We were seeing more and more snow as we traveled up  towards Silverton.
The train has stopped again, and the conductor promised us we would be going again real soon, although he really did not know.
and higher
near the break
So here we were left to gaze at the quaking aspens without food or water ( the train's supplies had run out) and we had already been on the train for close to 7 hours. (It was just a three hour tour and some of us were mindful of the three hour  tour that led to the Gilligan's Island dilemma.)
The train approached the breaking point (the point where the rails had broken)  and as we inched along if you looked out the window you could see a worker staring intently at the replaced rail as we slowly crawled over the replaced broken rail. 
higher
a field
We were over the break and could look at the gorgeous scenery on all sides.
It was time  for another stop at a camp site.

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